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[GLSA-200605-17] libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200605-17
(libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities)


Multiple vulnerabilities, ranging from integer overflows and NULL
pointer dereferences to double frees, were reported in libTIFF.

Impact

A possible hacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by enticing a user
to open a specially crafted TIFF image, possibly leading to the
execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0405
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2024
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2025
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2026


Solution:
All libTIFF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/tiff-3.8.1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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